Domaine F. X. Pichler estate is located in the Wachau wine region, one of Austria's most prestigious vineyards. Founded in 1898 by Franz Pichler, the estate is still in the...Lire la suite
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Domaine F. X. Pichler estate is located in the Wachau wine region, one of Austria's most prestigious vineyards. Founded in 1898 by Franz Pichler, the estate is still in the hands of his descendants, seven generations later. These winemakers practice a demanding viticulture, with acute care for the vines. As a result, the estate produces some ofAustria's finest white wines, including several Wachau Smaragd.
Location of Domaine F. X. Pichler
Domaine F. X. Pichler is located in the village of Oberloiben, in the heart of the Wachau vineyards. This wine-growing region borders the Danube, a few dozen kilometers west of Vienna. Despite a continental climate, excessive temperatures are mitigated by the presence of the river and sandy soils.
The Pichler estate cultivates 20 hectares of vines in the Loibner and Dürnsteiner vineyards. Half the vineyard is planted with Grüner Veltliner, the other half with Riesling. A few parcels are planted with Sauvignon Blanc or Gelber Muskateller.
The wines of Domaine F. X. Pichler
The vines of Domaine F. X. Pichler are organically grown. Wachau wines are classified as regional appellations, Village or Riedenweine for wines made from a single plot. Wachau's finest white wines also benefit from an additional classification system, according to their quality: Steinfeder, Federspiel and, the most prestigious, Smaragd.
Domaine Pichler produces several Grüner Veltliner Loibner : Klostersatz, Loibenberg, Steinertal and Frauenweingarten. They are accompanied by Loibner Rieslings: Trul, Steinertal, Loibenberg and Burgstall. Alongside them, the estate offers Grüner Veltliner Dürnsteiner (Liebenberg and Kellerberg), as well as Riesling Dürnsteiner Kellerberg. For Village wines, the estate produces Grüner Veltliner Loibner and Dürnsteiner, Riesling Dürnsteiner and Gelber Muskateller Dürnsteiner.